Tuesday, 30 November 2021

PETROV'S FLU - New UK Poster


A deadpan, hallucinatory romp through post-Soviet Russia, based on the novel The Petrovs In and Around the Flu by Alexey Salnikov, the film details a surreal and fantastic day in the life of a comic book artist and his family. It won the prestigious CTS Artist award at this year’s Cannes Film festival, for Vladislav Opelyants' virtuoso cinematography and was nominated for the Palme d’Or. The film was also selected to play in the ‘Dare’ section of this year’s BFI London Film Festival.

Director Serebrennikov’s film The Student (2016) competed for the Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival and went on to win the Francois Chalais prize. His previous film, Leto (2018) was part of the main Competition at Cannes and was awarded the ‘personal Palme d’Or’ by Le Figaro magazine. He wrote Petrov’s Flu while he was under house arrest in Russia.

The result is a very crazy, very Russian and an extremely violent and unique experience that is in turns shocking and disturbing, explicit, touching and visually stunning, appealing to fans of everything from sci-fi, action to provocative arthouse. A weird, wild ride into a dark night of the soul, featuring random acts of insanity, aliens, erotically-charged demonic librarians, a pair of singing dentures and the perils of public transport - imagine Terry Gilliam and Gasper Noe collaborating to update a Gogol short story and you’re halfway there.

Synopsis: With the city in the throes of a flu epidemic, the Petrov family struggles through yet another day in a country where the past is never past, the present is a booze-fueled, icy fever dream of violence and tenderness, and where - beneath layers of the ordinary - things turn out to be quite extraordinary.

PETROV’S FLU WILL BE RELEASED IN UK CINEMAS ON 11 FEBRUARY 2022

Monday, 29 November 2021

COMPETITION: Win Rise of the Footsoldier Boxset 1-5 on DVD



Rise of the Footsoldier DVD Boxset 1-5 - Released from 6th December

And to celebrate we have a great competition for you and a copy  to give away.

Synopsis: 
UK box office hit RISE OF THE FOOTSOLDIER: ORIGINS, starring legendary leading man Vinnie Jones, is available now on premium digital platforms before it’s DVD, Blu-ray and box set launch 6th December. 

Lock, Stock and Snatch superstar Vinnie Jones teams up with premiere acting veteran Keith Allen (Kingsman, Shallow Grave) for British true crime thriller RISE OF THE FOOTSOLDIER: ORIGINS, a brutal account of how real-life, hard-as-nails Falklands War veteran Tony Tucker came to be involved in one of the most notorious gangland murders in British history.

As well as Jones, outstanding as fearsome doorman Bernard O'Mahoney, and Allen as formidable nightclub owner Dave Simms, the film features some of the cream of the crop of home-grown actors including Craig Fairbrass (Muscle) returning as notorious drug-dealer Pat Tate, Terry Stone (Rise Of The Footsoldier franchise) back as Tony Tucker,  P.H.Moriarty (The Long Good Friday), Billy Murray (Eastenders), Michelle Collins (Eastenders), George Russo (Top Dog), the brilliant Roland Manookian (RocknRolla), and genius cameos from reality TV royalty Chris Hughes and the late, great Heavy D.

Directed by Nick Nevern (director and star of The Hooligan Factory and star of popular BBC comedy series Motherland), who co-wrote the script with producer Andrew Loveday, this is a blisteringly good thriller, set against a superbly realised backdrop of the late 80s rave scene, with a pulsing soundtrack featuring the likes of New Order and Ultravox. A future Brit gangster classic that gives the likes of Layer Cake, The Gentlemen and Legend a run for their money.

Jam-packed with foul-mouthed and often hilarious dialogue, explosive moments of violence, and a gripping plot that tells it like it happened, RISE OF THE FOOTSOLDIER: ORIGINS is a must-see for anyone after an authentic crime biopic that hits like a knuckle-duster polished to a high shine. This is Blow, Essex style, and it will knock your socks off. 

Synopsis: When a down-on-his-luck Tony Tucker lands a job as a nightclub doorman after saving the owner’s grandson, he will do whatever it takes to rise to the top of the game. Teaming up with Essex heavyweight Bernard O’Mahoney at the height of the 1980s rave scene, Tucker could do no wrong.

A voracious appetite for money, drugs, and a glamorous lifestyle soon develops, fueling his growingly audacious ventures and seeing him join forces with Pat Tate and Craig Rolfe to capitalise on the drug-boom. Packed with fights, revenges, and explosions, the ultimate origin story brings Rise of the Footsoldier full circle, and tackles many of the franchise’s previously unanswered questions.


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Saturday, 27 November 2021

Quick Review: Venom Let There Be Carnage

A short film that is light on laughs (despite trying really hard to be funny) but heavy on action.

Pointless plot and lackluster ending left me feeling unsatisfied, this film is a quick cash in. No more, no less.

A poor 5/10


Synopsis
Eddie Brock attempts to reignite his career by interviewing serial killer Cletus Kasady, who becomes the host of the symbiote Carnage and escapes prison after a failed execution.

Friday, 26 November 2021

Nightmare Alley - Poster and Trailer - Starring Bradley Cooper & Toni Collette

 

When charismatic but down-on-his-luck Stanton Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) endears himself to clairvoyant Zeena (Toni Collette) and her has-been mentalist husband Pete (David Strathairn) at a traveling carnival, he crafts a golden ticket to success, using this newly acquired knowledge to grift the wealthy elite of 1940s New York society. With the virtuous Molly (Rooney Mara) loyally by his side, Stanton plots to con a dangerous tycoon (Richard Jenkins) with the aid of a mysterious psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett) who might be his most formidable opponent yet.

In UK and Irish cinemas on Friday 21st January

Directed by Guillermo del Toro

Starring Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Toni Collette, David Strathairn, Willem Dafoe, Ron Perlman and Richard Jenkins 


Gregory Piper & Nicholas Clarke star in FIXED a gritty British gangster thriller premieres on UK digital 22 November

 

Described as ‘Uncut Gems meets Buried’ Fixed – starring Line of Duty’s Gregory Piper (Frankie) – is a gritty, nailbiting new British thriller from  Jez Alsop in his directorial debut. This anxiety inducing, gangster feature is set for its UK premiere on digital on 22 November.


Nicholas Clarke (Are We Dead Yet, Leopard) takes the lead in a stand-out performance, alongside Phillip Ray Tommy (Blackbird, King Arthur), Dean Kilbey (EastEnders, All the Money in the World) in this extreme-tension evoking, edge-of-seat feature, permeated with motifs of broken dreams and claustrophobia.
On the night that low-level gambler, Daz Clemance (Clarke) is leaving Birmingham to start a crime-free life with his girlfriend in Spain, he is accused of fixing an illicit bareknuckle fight. Beaten, stabbed, and locked in a cupboard, Daz is left armed only with his phone and his wits. Will he escape from the locked and guarded room before his boss wreaks revenge?

Adrenaline filled, nerve-jangling and captivating, follow Daz’s intense journey as he tackles survival and redemption in this slick thriller.

Thursday, 25 November 2021

Sky release official trailer for Last Train to Christmas, starring Michael Sheen and Nathalie Emmanuel

Sky today released the official trailer for Last Train to Christmas, coming to Sky Cinema and streaming service NOW from 18 December.


Starring BAFTA®-nominated Michael Sheen (Good Omens, The Queen, Quiz) and Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones, Fast & Furious 7), the story follows Tony Towers (Michael Sheen) as he takes a trip of a lifetime. It's 1985 and he's a successful nightclub manager, a local celebrity and engaged to a much younger woman, Sue (Nathalie Emmanuel). Things are going great. But when Tony, Sue and his brother Roger (Cary Elwes) – with whom he enjoys a strained relationship - embark upon the 3:17 to Nottingham for a Christmas family reunion, things get a little strange. Moving up a carriage to the buffet car lands him in 1995, where he finds his clubs have failed and his life has fallen apart. Tony discovers that by moving up and down this fateful train, he can transport himself forward and backward to various stages of his life. Not only that, but the actions he takes in one carriage directly affect his life in the next. The question is, can Tony change his life – and the lives of the people he loves - for the better, or will he just make things worse? 


Last Train to Christmas also features appearances from Katherine Kelly (Innocent, Criminal, Gentleman Jack) and Anna Lundberg (Staged, Essex).

Written and directed by Julian Kemp, produced by Sky, Future Artists Entertainment and Stigma Films. Produced by Matt Williams for Future Artists Entertainment and Matthew James Wilkinson for Stigma Films.

Wednesday, 24 November 2021

CBEEBIES Christmas Show 2021: The Night Before Christmas - Official Trailer

 


The annual CBeebies Christmas Show is back and this year it’s an adaption of the classic poem, ‘The Night Before Christmas’.

The show will be sprinkled with plenty of CBeebies magic, festive music, stunning dance performances and a star cast of CBeebies presenters and on-screen talent, making it an engaging theatrical spectacle for all the family.

Audiences will follow the adventures of Holly and her brother, Jack on Christmas Eve, as they send their wishes to Father Christmas. But then they have to deal with the mischievous Wish Taker who steals those wishes, leading Holly to travel far and wide in search of them. Will she succeed and ensure Father Christmas has all the wishes in time for Christmas Day?

Experience the magic of the CBeebies Christmas show on the BIG SCREEN as it hits cinemas across the UK on Dec 4 & 5, with additional exclusive content featuring CBeebies' favourite Justin Fletcher.

Tuesday, 23 November 2021

BLONDE. Purple - Trailer - Starring Julian Moore-Cook, Ellie Bindman, Adam J Bernard and Jennifer Lee Moon.

Directed by Marcus Flemmings (Palindrome, Six Rounds), the film stars Julian Moore-Cook, Ellie Bindman, Adam J Bernard and Jennifer Lee Moon.

More Details at

https://apple.co/3HMDV1Z

An out of his depth criminal is stuck in a bank after a heist goes wrong. With only a gun and a 16 year old girl as a hostage, how will he get out?

His life prior to this incident forces him to face truths about himself that he has been avoiding all his life.

BLONDE. Purple's writer and director Marcus Flemmings was thrilled to confirm the release: "Being a British filmmaker I am extremely elated to have the film been so warmly received by US distributors. After a thrilling bidding war it was my absolute pleasure to sign with 1091 Pictures - they are an incredibly forward thinking and diverse brand who have, over the years, been behind some wonderful releases. The incredible cast and crew who helped me get my vision out there by filming during the lockdown in the UK were simply incredible and deserve maximum credit".

BLONDE. Purple will be available on Digital Download from 30th November

Monday, 22 November 2021

Castle Falls - Trailer Starring Dolph Lundgren and Scott Adkins

 


Get ready for a thrilling new and action-packed outing starring genre icons Scott Adkins (The Expendables 2, John Wick 4) and Dolph Lundgren (Rocky IV, Aquaman), who also directs for the first time in nearly a decade.

After years of neglect, Castle Heights Hospital, a symbol of the city's segregated past, has been packed with dynamite and is ready to be demolished. No one knows that a gang leader, now in prison, hid the 3 million dollars in cash he stole from his rivals inside the abandoned building. Now, three desperate parties want the money: a blue collared ex-fighter (Adkins) who finds it while working as part of the demolition crew, a prison guard (Lundgren) willing to do anything to pay for his daughter's cancer treatment, and a ruthless gang who claim to be the rightful owners. The demolition charges are set, everyone clears out and the Castle is set to fall in 90 minutes. The clock is ticking. Who will find the cash and will they get out alive?

Dazzler Media presents Castle Falls on Digital Download from 20th December and Blu-ray & DVD 10th January 2022

Pre-order from Amazon at https://amzn.to/3r0MBMq

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COMPETITION: Win A Christmas Carol on DVD - Starring Michael Nunn as Scrooge



A Christmas Carol  - Released from 29th November

And to celebrate we have a great competition for you and 3 copies on DVD to give away.

Synopsis: 
A victorian family prepares a toy-theatre for their annual performance of A Christmas Carol. The audience enters the imagination of one of the children, and quickly the cardboard stage transforms to reveal a magical world containing real dancers and stylised sets. The tale unfolds on screen in a rich tapestry of highly absorbing, haunting and theatrical drama with characters portrayed by dancers and voiced by an eclectic cast of incredible actors.

The mix of danced action and spoken narration brings a completely new and exciting dimension to Dickens’ characters whilst remaining true to the beauty of his original narrative.

A festive treat for the whole family, the all-star cast includes Carey Mulligan (Never Let Me Go), Martin Freeman (The Hobbit franchise), Andy Serkis (Lord of the Rings franchise), Daniel Kaluuya (Black Panther) and Simon Russell Beale (Mary Queen of Scots).

Dazzler Media presents A Christmas Carol on Blu-ray, DVD & Download-to-Own from 29th November

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Friday, 19 November 2021

Marry Me - Official Trailer (2022) Starring Owen Wilson, Jennifer Lopez

Kat Valdez (Jennifer Lopez) is half of the sexiest celebrity power couple on Earth with hot new music supernova Bastian (Maluma, making his feature-film debut). As Kat and Bastian's inescapable hit single, "Marry Me," climbs the charts, they are about to be wed before an audience of their fans in a ceremony that will be streamed across multiple platforms.

Divorced high-school math teacher Charlie Gilbert (Owen Wilson) has been dragged to the concert by his daughter Lou (Chloe Coleman, Big Little Lies) and his best friend (Sarah Silverman). When Kat learns, seconds before the ceremony, that Bastian has cheated on her with her assistant, her life turns left as she has a meltdown on stage, questioning love, truth, and loyalty. As her gossamer world falls away, she locks eyes with a stranger—a face in the crowd.

If what you know lets you down, then perhaps what you don't know is the answer, and so, in a moment of inspired insanity, Kat chooses to marry Charlie. What begins as an impulsive reaction evolves into an unexpected romance. But as forces conspire to separate them, the universal question arises: Can two people from such different worlds bridge the gulf between them and build a place where they both belong?

The film also stars John Bradley (Game of Thrones), Michelle Buteau (Michelle Buteau: Welcome to Buteaupia) and Utkarsh Ambudkar (Mulan).

Marry Me is directed by Kat Coiro (Dead to Me, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, upcoming She-Hulk) from a screenplay by John Rogers (The Librarians) and Tami Sagher (NBC's 30 Rock) and Harper Dill (The Mick) based on the graphic novel by Bobby Crosby.

Marry Me arrives in theaters on February 14, 2022.

Thursday, 18 November 2021

THE TENDER BAR - directed by George Clooney and starring Ben Affleck

Starring Academy Award® Winner Ben Affleck, Tye Sheridan, Emmy Award Winner Christopher Lloyd, Lily Rabe, and introducing Daniel Ranieri

The Tender Bar tells the story of J.R. (Sheridan), a fatherless boy growing up in the glow of a bar where the bartender, his Uncle Charlie (Affleck), is the sharpest and most colorful of an assortment of quirky and demonstrative father figures. As the boy’s determined mother (Rabe) struggles to provide her son with opportunities denied to her — and leave the dilapidated home of her outrageous if begrudgingly supportive father (Christopher Lloyd) — J.R. begins to gamely, if not always gracefully, pursue his romantic and professional dreams — with one foot persistently placed in Uncle Charlie’s bar.  The Tender Bar is based on the best-selling memoir of the same name by J.R. Moehringer.


Tuesday, 16 November 2021

HIDE AND SEEK - Official Trailer - Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jacinda Barrett, Sue Jean Kim, Mustafa Shakir, Joe Pantoliano

 


On Digital and On Demand November 19

Jonathan Rhys Meyers stars in the intense psychological thriller filled with shocking twists and turns. After the death of his wealthy father, Noah seeks his outcast brother to make amends and share the family fortune. But the family harbors a dark secret and a series of cryptic clues will lead Noah on a terrifying trail to the truth that threatens to tear him apart from the ones he loves the most.

Featuring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jacinda Barrett, Sue Jean Kim, Mustafa Shakir, Joe Pantoliano

Monday, 15 November 2021

COMPETITION: Win Swallow Limited Edition Blu-ray



Swallow Limited Edition  - Released from 22th November

And to celebrate we have a great competition for you and a copy on blu-ray to give away.

Synopsis: 
Carlo Mirabella-Davis’ visually stunning, critically acclaimed feature debut Swallow is set to receive a fantastic Limited Edition Blu-ray Box set release, complete with a slew of fascinating new bonus content this November.

Haley Bennett (Hillbilly Elegy) gives an outstanding performance as Hunter a young woman who on the surface appears to have it all, the handsome, successful husband, the idyllic house, and a baby on the way.  But is her life as perfect as it seems?

As domineering husband Richie (Austin Stowell – Whiplash), and his overbearing family put pressure on Hunter to play the dutiful wife, she becomes overwhelmed and powerless. Desperate to reclaim control of her life and her identity, Hunter starts to swallow things… and as the compulsion increases the more dangerous the objects she ingests become… When a shocking revelation is exposed, it sets off an unstoppable chain of events that will shock to the very core. Also stars Denis O'Hare (Dallas Buyers Club), Elizabeth Marvel (Unbelievable), David Rasche (Succession) and Luna Lauren Velez (Dexter).

Gaining a lot of buzz on its early lockdown premiere, Swallow now gets an awe-inspiring Limited Edition Blu-ray on 22 November 2021 featuring an amazing array of bonus material including brand new interviews, audio commentaries and a short film from director Carlo Mirabella-Davis. The set is presented in a stunning, rigid slipcase featuring new artwork by Haley Turnbull, alongside a soft cover book with an exclusive introduction by the director and new essays. 

Pre-Order from Amazon at https://amzn.to/3kD4M6T

For your chance to win just answer the question below.

Who is the director of Swallow?

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COMPETITION: Win The Tamarind Seed - Original Film Soundtrack Audio CD



 
The Tamarind Seed - Original Film Soundtrack  - Released from 19th November

And to celebrate we have a great competition for you and 3 copies on CD to give away.

Synopsis: 
On 19th November Silva Screen Records will release The Tamarind Seed, John Barry's exquisite original soundtrack in physical and digital formats.

For many years now, John Barry enthusiasts throughout the world have waited, not always patiently, for an officially sanctioned album release of his 1974 score to The Tamarind Seed. Seen as somewhat of a Holy Grail, no one ever truly expected it to see the light of day given that only sections of the master tapes have ever been traced. 

Chances remained distinctly remote, ever diminishing with the passage of time.and yet, miraculously, almost half a century after the film was premiered, what was considered mere wishful thinking - a pipedream even - has finally come true. Starring Julie Andrews and Omar Sharif, this tale of espionage duplicity remains an accurate barometer of the times. 

A tense and turbulent period of post war 20th Century history dominated by two global 'super-powers'.

Though an official soundtrack album was apparently never planned, the tracks selected for this release include all the major cues used in the film together with Wilma Reading's commercially released single 'Play It Again' ; two different versions of 'The End' as performed by Danny Street, plus different versions of both main and end title themes.


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What year was The Tamarind Seed originally released?

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Friday, 12 November 2021

COMPETITION: Win People Just Do Nothing: Big In Japan on Blu-ray™!



To celebrate the release of People Just Do Nothing: Big In Japan, out now on digital and available on Blu-ray™ and DVD from the 22nd November we are giving you the chance to win a copy on Blu-ray™ to go big at home! We have two Blu-rays™ to giveaway. 

Since the end of their pirate radio station, life has been quiet for the Kurupt FM boys, but everything is about to change. News reaches them that one of their songs has been used on a popular game show in Japan. They've made it! Their music is reaching hundreds of thousands of people! It's finally time for them to enjoy the fame and fortune that they've always known they deserved. Chabuddy G steps excitedly back into his management role as Grindah, Beats, Steves and Decoy begin their journey to international stardom... But is Japan really ready for Kurupt FM? 

PEOPLE JUST DO NOTHING: BIG IN JAPAN stars Allan Mustafa (MC Grindah), Hugo Chegwin (DJ Beats), Asim Chaudhry (Chabuddy G), Steve Stamp (Steves), Dan Sylvester (Decoy), Lily Brazier (Miche), Hitomi Souno (Miki) and Ken Yamamura (Taka). Written by Steve Stamp and Allan Mustafa, with additional material by Asim Chaudhry, Hugo Chegwin and Lily Brazier. The film is directed by Jack Clough (People Just Do Nothing, Skins) and produced by Claire Jones (Ghost Stories, The Festival) and Tim Sealey for Roughcut.

Answer the below question correctly, for a chance to win this incredible prize. 

What is the name of the pirate radio station featured in People Just Do Nothing: Big In Japan? 

Kurupt FM

Now FM

Total FM

Send your name, address and of course the answer to competition365@outlook.com

People Just Do Nothing: Big In Japan is out now on digital and available on Blu-ray™ and DVD 22nd November from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and you can pre-order at

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Thursday, 11 November 2021

Puppet Killer - Trailer - Starring Aleks Paunovic, Lee Majdoub & Lisa Durupt


For seven-year-old Jamie, watching horror movies with his loving parents and his fuzzy pink puppet, Simon, is a beloved Christmas tradition. Unfortunately, that all ends when his mother dies of cancer and his father marries a new woman who isn’t nearly as supportive of Jamie’s horror obsession, or his unhealthy friendship with Simon. After she mysteriously disappears from the family vacation home, Jamie starts to believe that Simon may have killed her.

Ten years later, Jamie brings five of his high school friends to the family’s cabin for Christmas Break. All seems well until Simon is discovered in the cellar, resurrecting Jamie’s old fears, causing him and his friends to question his mental well-being. 

As the weekend unfolds, Jamie’s friends are slaughtered one by one in ways that would make Freddy, Jason, and Michael proud. Jamie must confront his childhood best friend in a bloody showdown that will push him to the brink of madness... if he isn't already there.

Stars Aleks Paunovic, Lee Majdoub & Lisa Durupt
Available on Digital Download from 29th November

Wednesday, 10 November 2021

Ted Bundy: American Boogeyman - UK Release Date Announced


The Movie Partnership have today confirmed that the upcoming crime thriller Ted Bundy: American Boogeyman will be released in the UK from 6th December across iTunes, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Sky.

Chad Michael Murray, best known for his roles in One Tree Hill and more recently Riverdale & Marvel's Agent Carter will play the notorious serial killer alongside horror icon Lin Shaye (Critters, Insidous film series) playing Bundy's mother, as well as Holland Roden (Teen Wolf) and Jake Hays who makes his feature length film debut.

Notorious killer, Ted Bundy (Chad Michael Murray), stalks the highways of gritty 1970s America looking for his next victim. Hunting him are FBI agents Kathleen McChesney and (Roden) Robert Ressler (Hays) as they lead the largest manhunt in history to apprehend America's most infamous serial killer.

Ted Bundy: American Boogeyman will be available on Digital Download from 6th December and can be pre-ordered here https://apple.co/3oax9Ku

Tuesday, 9 November 2021

Pitbull - Exodus - Poster and Trailer - Starring Andrzej Grabowski, Przemyslaw Bluszcz & Tomasz Dedek

 

Kinostar today has announced the release of the explosive 'Pitbull - Exodus' in UK / EIRE cinemas from 19th November.  The Polish crime thriller is directed by genre veteran Patryk Vega (The Plagues of Beslau, Pitbull [2005] & Small World) and stars Andrzej Grabowski, Przemyslaw Bluszcz & Tomasz Dedek.

The story of Pitbull - Exodus is told across a number of years, a part of the ever waging war between the police and the criminal empires spanning Eastern Europe. We follow one young man's life, his childhood and adolescence and ultimately his descent into the criminal underworld. His path soon crosses with a policeman who will stop at nothing to catch him.

With twists, turns, shocks and spectacular scenes, Vega is back to his favourite genre, giving everyone what they want.

Pitbull - Exodus was shot in Polish (titled Pitbull) as well as in English (titled Exodus) and there will be UK screenings for both Exodus and Pitbull with english subtitles.

Pitbull - Exodus will be in UK & EIRE cinemas from 19th November-

COMPETITION: Win Apex Predator on DVD - Starring Bruce Willis, Neal McDonough

 

Apex Predator  - Released from 15th November

And to celebrate we have a great competition for you and 2 copies on DVD to give away.

Synopsis: 
LET THE HUNT BEGIN. Serving a life sentence for a crime he did not commit, Jim (Bruce Willis - Die Hard, McClane) is offered a chance of freedom. But the price of freedom could be his life as he finds himself face to face with the world’s greatest hunters… traps, guerrilla warfare and all out violence. Will Jim survive this murderous game of cat and mouse, or will the hunters discover just how far he will go to survive APEX? Also starring Neal McDonough (Minority Report) and Alexia Fast (Jack Reacher), Apex Predator was written and directed by Edward Drake (Broil) with additional writing from Corey Large (Anti-Life).

Signature Entertainment presents Apex Predator on Digital Platforms 12th November and DVD 15th November


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Who directs Apex Predator?

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Monday, 8 November 2021

COMPETITION: Win Off The Rails on Blu-ray



Off The Rails on DVD and Blu-ray - Released from 15th November

And to celebrate we have a great competition for you and 3 copies on Blu-ray to give away.

Synopsis: 
This feel-good romp is a whistle-stop tour across beautiful European locations, reliving memories and making some new ones along the way!

A dying wish from their best friend Anna compels Cassie, Kate, and Liz to put old feuds aside and take her 17-year-old daughter on an inter-railing journey across Europe that they did not quite finish during their studies. Now in their fifties, they are older but not necessarily wiser. With some bad luck, train strikes and romantic entanglements thrown in their way, the trip promises as many laughs and tears and self-discovery as the first time around. The question is: will they reach their destination in time to honour their friend’s memory?

Featuring the music of Blondie, the film’s stellar cast includes Kelly Preston (The Cat in the Hat, Jerry Maguire), Jenny Seagrove (Judge John Deed, The Guardian), Sally Phillips (Veep, Bridget Jones franchise) with Ben Miller (Bridgerton, Paddington 2) and Franco Nero (The Lost City of Z, Django Unchained).

Dazzler Media presents Off the Rails on Blu-ray, DVD and Download from 15th November


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Memoria - Poster and Trailer - Starring Tilda Swinton

 

MEMORIA - Jan 14 in UK cinemas.

Winner of the Jury Prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, and nominated for the Palme d’Or, Oscar-winner Tilda Swinton (The French Dispatch, The Souvenir) stars in Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s meditative exploration of memory and the human condition. The Guardian describes the film as “slow cinema that decelerates your heartbeat”, saying the actress and director make a “dream team”. 

It’s a film that starts with a literal bang, as Swinton embarks on a lyrical and profound journey into the senses that Indiewire describes as “a transfixing deep-dive into the profound challenges of relating to people and places”. The journey leads to an unexpected and extraordinary revelation where, as the actress herself explains, “all the wisdom in the world is being revealed to this person at this moment”.

Synopsis: Visiting her sister in Bogota, Jessica (Tilda Swinton) is awoken by a loud bang, audible only to her. Restless and disoriented, she roams the city in search of an explanation for the mysterious sound, becoming immersed in the aural richness around her – whispers in a hospital room, sound effects playing in an editing studio, indiscreet noises from a city square. Despite being present throughout, Jessica’s motives remain opaque and her encounters enigmatic. Soon she begins to confront the unsettling sights and sounds that call her identity into question. 

Quake - Poster and Trailer - Starring Anita Briem and Edda Björgvinsdóttir


Based on the best-selling novel, Grand Mal/ Quake: A Novel, by Audur Jonsdóttir, which was nominated for the Icelandic Literary prize and picked out by Toronto International Film Festival as one of their 2021 Industry Selects, Quake stars Anita Briem (Journey to the Centre of the Earth, The Minister), Edda Björgvinsdóttir (Under the tree, The Valhalla Murders) and is written and directed by Tinna Hrafnsdóttir (Margrete - Queen of the North, Valhalla Murders, The Minister), and produced by Hlín Jóhannesdóttir of Ursus Parvus.

Quake follows Saga (Briem), a single mother in her late thirties, who gets hit by a fierce epileptic attack walking in a public park with her six-year-old son resulting in a total memory loss. Afraid of being considered unable to take care of her son, Saga attempts to hide her state from others and occupies herself digging for the answers she needs. As she struggles to gather bits and pieces from her forgotten life, repressed memories that Saga unconsciously blocked as a child suddenly start to come back, revealing a painful truth about herself and the past.

Quake is a shocking and revelatory exploration of the blurred lines between fact and fiction, reality and imagination, and where mother ends and child begins.

Quake will have its World Premiere at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival on November 20th and be released in Iceland in January 2022.

Friday, 5 November 2021

BLONDE. Purple - New Poster and Trailer - Starring Julian Moore-Cook, Elle Bindman, Adam J Bernard and Jennifer Lee Moon

 


Directed by Marcus Flemmings (Palindrome, Six Rounds), the film stars Julian Moore-Cook, Elle Bindman, Adam J Bernard and Jennifer Lee Moon.

An out of his depth criminal is stuck in a bank after a heist goes wrong. With only a gun and a 16 year old girl as a hostage, how will he get out?

His life prior to this incident forces him to face truths about himself that he has been avoiding all his life.

BLONDE. Purple's writer and director Marcus Flemmings was thrilled to confirm the release: "Being a British filmmaker I am extremely elated to have the film been so warmly received by US distributors. After a thrilling bidding war it was my absolute pleasure to sign with 1091 Pictures - they are an incredibly forward thinking and diverse brand who have, over the years, been behind some wonderful releases. The incredible cast and crew who helped me get my vision out there by filming during the lockdown in the UK were simply incredible and deserve maximum credit".

BLONDE. Purple will be available on Digital Download from 30th November

Sleep - Trailer - Starring Sandra Hueller

 

Nightmare and trauma. Fear and repression. Guilt and atonement. Weaving together the emotional violence of horror with the cryptic motifs of German folk and fairy tales, SLEEP plunges the viewer into a nightmare world in a mysterious hotel, in a small village - where secrets are buried deep and horrors await at night. Intense, erotic, enigmatic and scary has hell - welcome to the world of SLEEP.

WHO PROTECTS YOU WHEN YOU SLEEP? 

Tormented by recurring nightmares of a place she has never been, Marlene (Sandra Hueller, Requiem) cannot help but investigate when she discovers the place is real. Once there, she suffers a breakdown and is admitted to a psychiatric ward. Determined to discover what happened to her, Mona (Gro Swantje Kohlhof) her daughter, follows and finds herself in Stainbach, an idyllic village with a dark history/secret. What is it that so tormented her mother, and the people of Stainbach? What is the source of the nightmares she suffered? Who is the mysterious Trude that lives in the forest?

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Thursday, 4 November 2021

Red Snow - First look at Poster and Trailer - Starring Dennice Cisneros

 

Written and directed by Sean Nichols Lynch (Prep School), the film stars Dennice Cisneros (Exile, NCIS), Nico Bellamy (Boy and Girl, The Way of the Iron Buffalo), Laura Kennon (Prime, Escalate), Vernon Wells (Commando, Mad Max 2), Alan Silva (Fist of the Vagabond, Acceleration), Edward Ewell (The Lepers), & Olivia Pintz (Lil Peep : Life is Beautiful, The Alternate). 

Aspiring vampire-romance novelist Olivia Romo is spending her holidays alone, holed up in her snowbound cabin near Lake Tahoe and racking up rejection letters from publishers. Until one night, an injured bat slams against her window. Sympathetic to creatures of the night, Olivia takes the wounded critter inside her garage to nurse it back to health.

The next day, however, Olivia is delighted to discover that the bat has transformed into a handsome vampire. His name is Luke. He's not a fan of crosses, garlic, or sunlight, but he seems to take a strange liking to Olivia.

The unlikely companions get to know each other and start to form a tenuous friendship, but Olivia grows suspicious of Luke's intentions as his past begins to catch up with him. First, there's the strange detective who comes looking for Luke and his dangerous associates. Then, there's the pale figures creeping outside Olivia's cabin at night.

And at last, Luke's old vampire friends come out of the shadows and into Olivia's cabin. They want Luke back, but first they want to help themselves to his tasty new friend...

Bull - New Clip & Quad Poster - Starring Paul Andrew Williams

 

Synopsis: 

Bull is a brutal, subversive and wickedly suspenseful revenge thriller written and directed by Bafta®-winner Paul Andrew Williams (London to Brighton), and featuring outstanding performances from an electric Neil Maskell (Kill List, Utopia) and a terrifying David Hayman (Taboo, Vertical Limit) plus Tamzin Outhwaite (Eastenders). After a 10-year absence, former gang enforcer Bull returns to his old haunts to find his missing son and seek revenge on those who double crossed him and left him for dead. Painful secrets from the past will soon be revealed and like a man possessed, Bull will stop at nothing to get back at those who must atone for their sins.

Signature Entertainment presents Bull exclusively at Cinemas from 5 November -  https://beacons.ai/bullmovie



Wednesday, 3 November 2021

Christmas Thieves - Poster and Trailer - Starring Michael Madsen, Tom Arnold & Lorenzo McGovern Zaini


Christmas Thieves will be coming to all major digital download platforms from 29th November.

Directed by Francesco Cinquemani (The Poison Rose, Beyond the Edge) and starring Michael Madsen (Kill Bill, Reservoir Dogs), Tom Arnold (True Lies, Exit Wounds) and Lorenzo McGovern Zaini (American Night).

Christmas Thieves follows Frank (Tom Arnold) and Vince (Michael Madsen), after a robbery goes wrong, they break into a home to avoid the cops when eight-year-old Liam and four-year-old Olivia mistake them for their babysitters. Hoping to make the children fall asleep so they can make their final getaway, Frank begins to read them stories from a magic book that he grabbed during the robbery, taking them to the enchanted world of ARCTIC FRIENDS. The two thieves have to endure the children's hijinks as they make various attempts - as absurd as they are disastrous - to escape.

Tuesday, 2 November 2021

A Bird Flew In - Trailer - starring Derek Jacobi, Jeff Fahey, Sadie Frost

Shot in black and white in a cinema verité style, "A Bird Flew In" tells the story of when lockdown is imposed, and the cast and crew of a film are taken from the set and sent home – alone. Actors without an audience. Directors without a script. Couples fall apart while others come together. A feature film composed of six interlinked narratives, A Bird Flew In explores what happens when we are freed from external distractions and forced to find the meaning in our lives and loves.

One of the first films shot after the pandemic erupted, A Bird Flew In marks the directorial debut of Goldfinch CEO Kirsty Bell (Quant, Father Of Flies, Bombay Rose) and stars Derek Jacobi (Gladiator, Gosford Park), Jeff Fahey (Lost, Lawnmower Man), Julie Dray (Cradle to Grave), Sophie Kennedy Clark (Nymphomaniac, Philomena), Sadie Frost (Bram Stoker’s Dracula), Morgana Robinson (The Windsors), Camilla Rutherford (Yesterday, Gosford Park), Michael Winder (Set The Thames on Fire) and Frances Barber (The Split, Cold Feet).

The film was written by Elizabeth Morris and multiple-award-winning magazine editor, journalist and film critic, Dominic Wells. Ben Charles Edwards (Quant, Father of Flies) produces, with Sergio Delgado (Bulletproof) as Director of Photography and Philippe Martinez as Executive Producer. The feature is edited by John Smith whose previous feature films include the Oscar-winning ‘Leaving Las Vegas’, 'Sliding Doors' , 'Proof of Life' , 'Race' and 'The Life and Death of Peter Sellers', for which he won an Emmy for Best Editing.

Monday, 1 November 2021

First Look character images and teaser poster revealed for The Amazing Maurice

First Look character images and teaser poster for The Amazing Maurice, a Sky Original to mark the 20th Anniversary of the book by Sir Terry Pratchett.

This animated family film is based on the wildly popular Discworld ® novels and will star Hugh Laurie (Avenue 5) as Maurice, Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) as Malicia, David Thewlis (Wonder Woman) as Boss Man, Himesh Patel (Yesterday) as Keith, Gemma Arterton (The King's Man) as Peaches, Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey) as The Mayor, David Tennant (Doctor Who) as Dangerous Beans, Ariyon Bakare (His Dark Materials) as Darktan, Rob Brydon (Roald & Beatrix: The Tale of the Curious Mouse) as The Pied Piper, Julie Atherton (Avenue Q) as Nourishing and YouTuber Joe Sugg as Sardines.

In The Amazing Maurice, a Sky Original, Maurice is a streetwise ginger cat who comes up with a money-making scam by befriending a group of self-taught talking rats. When Maurice and the rodents reach the stricken town of Bad Blintz, they meet a bookworm called Malicia and their little con soon goes down the drain.

The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents is a children's fantasy by Sir Terry Pratchett, published by Doubleday in 2001, who and has sold nearly 100 million books worldwide. It was the 28th novel in the Discworld ® series, but the first written for children. The Amazing Maurice is a lively and entertaining adventure inspired by the German fairy tale about the Pied Piper of Hamelin and a parody of the folk tale genre. Pratchett won the annual Carnegie Medal for the book – children's literature's highest award. Despite many other awards, honorary degrees and the knighthood that followed, Sir Terry Pratchett always emphasised that this was the award of which he was most proud.

The Amazing Maurice, a Sky Original will be released on Sky Cinema in 2022. The film will also be available on streaming service NOW via the Sky Cinema Membership.

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COMPETITION: Win Every Last One of Them on DVD




Every Last One of Them on DVD  - Released from 8th November

And to celebrate we have a great competition for you and 2 copies to give away.

Synopsis: 
Get ready for a rip-roaring, action-packed revenge rampage in Every Last One of Them, a high-octane new thriller from the makers of Paydirt and Take Back, starring screen legends Richard Dreyfuss and Michael Madsen. The film is set for its UK premiere on 8 November 2021 from 101 Films.

Jack Hunter’s (Paul Sloan) daughter is missing and he’ll do whatever it takes to find her.  His desperate search leads him to a small town in the desert, where she was last seen alive. There he encounters the menacing head of a mob-funded security firm (Jake Weber), who alongside his vicious sister (Taryn Manning), are holding on to a harmful family secret that threatens to derail a billion dollar water deal between his boss and the US government.

Jake finds himself embroiled in a web of corruption and danger, and as the fate of his daughter slowly becomes apparent, it becomes terrifyingly clear that he must take on way more than he bargained for...

With the aid of his former black ops mentor (Richard Dreyfuss) Jack embarks on a merciless quest for vengeance…  stopping at nothing to bring those responsible to justice.

Jack is hellbent on getting Every Last One of Them: there will be blood, lots of it.

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For your chance to win just answer the question below.

Who directs Every Last One of Them?

Send your name, address and of course the answer to competition365@outlook.com

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Puppet Killer - Trailer and Poster - Starring Aleks Paunovic, Lee Majdoub & Lisa Durupt

 

Listen out for slay-bells as Puppet Killer is coming to town. Central City Media have today confirmed that the yuletide horror comedy will be released on Digital Download this November. Pulling the strings of Puppet Killer is director Lisa Ovies and stars Aleks Paunovic (Numb, War For The Planet of the Apes), Lee Majdoub (Sonic The Hedgehog, Dirk Gently) & Lisa Durupt (Love Guaranteed). Guaranteed to knock the stuffing out of you, Puppet Killer will be available on all major digital platforms from 29th November in all it's puppety glory.

It's the classic 'cabin in the woods' tale of teenagers (who are 100% teenage actors despite what IMDb may tell you) being assailed by a menacing pink and fluffy plush toy - that old chesnut.

For seven-year-old Jamie, watching horror movies with his loving parents and his fuzzy pink puppet, Simon, is a beloved Christmas tradition. Unfortunately, that all ends when his mother dies of cancer and his father marries a new woman who isn’t nearly as supportive of Jamie’s horror obsession, or his unhealthy friendship with Simon. After she mysteriously disappears from the family vacation home, Jamie starts to believe that Simon may have killed her.

Ten years later, Jamie brings five of his high school friends to the family’s cabin for Christmas Break. All seems well until Simon is discovered in the cellar, resurrecting Jamie’s old fears, causing him and his friends to question his mental well-being. 

As the weekend unfolds, Jamie’s friends are slaughtered one by one in ways that would make Freddy, Jason, and Michael proud. Jamie must confront his childhood best friend in a bloody showdown that will push him to the brink of madness... if he isn't already there.

This Christmas - You better watch out, you better not die.

Puppet Killer will be available on Digital Download from 29th November-